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The Importance of Sign Language

On September 7, 2018, Rachel Coleman was featured on California’s Fox40 TV with Simone. Rachel shared the importance of children leaning sign language and how it can benefit them. The interview was interpreted live in American Sign Language by Christie O’Neill, who is also a Master Signing Time Instructor.

3 Ways YOU Can Make a Difference Today

Today is Giving Tuesday. Here are three easy ways you can give the gift of communication and connection to those who need it most. #1 – Support ALL Foundation Programs Together, we can reach our $500,000 goal making SignIt ASL lessons available for FREE to families in the U.S. who are raising children who have Down syndrome, ages 36 months and under! (Did you know? We already offer SignIt ASL Lessons for FREE to families in the US raising children with any level of hearing loss, ages 36 months and under through Support All Signing Time Foundation Programs #2 – Support SignIt ASL Your donation will help us create …

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Summer Activities with Signing Time

Summertime is the perfect time to wiggle, create and play, so enjoy these fun activities to help you do just that. Have fun making a tambourine, tracking the weather, learning about healthy eating, and much, much more. Uddering Signs – Learn where milk comes from. Doodle Time – This group activity will help you practice signs with play and a drawing game. Family Tree – Learn more about your family while doing a fun craft. Water Cycle – With the help from an adult, you can learn about the water cycle.

ASDC Announces Signing Time’s Rachel Coleman as Executive Director

For Immediate Release: American Society For Deaf Children Announces Signing Time’s Rachel Coleman As Executive Director1 Washington, D.C. – February 5, 2018 – The American Society for Deaf Children (ASDC), the oldest national non-profit organization providing resources to parents of deaf children, announced today that its board of directors has selected Rachel de Azevedo Coleman as the organization’s Executive Director.   “After a nationwide search we are thrilled to have Rachel as our new Executive Director,” said Board President Avonne Brooker-Rutowski. “We are confident that Rachel’s experience raising a deaf child and giving her child access to both English and …

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We are grateful for each of you! 

Add your gratitude hands to our Signing Time Turkey. For every hand received, Signing Time will donate $1 to the Signing Time Foundation through November 30, 2017. Trace your hand onto construction paper, and cut out. Write your name on the palm, and what you’re thankful for on the fingers. Mail your completed hands to: Two Little Hands Productions 870 East North Union Ave Midvale, UT 84047 Download the Thankful Turkey Hand-y Craft Donate Directly to the Signing Time Foundation

Spelling and Signing: How ASL helps with homework

Our first experience with using the manual alphabet with spelling was when our oldest daughter was in second grade. Her teacher was fluent in ASL and he would use signs in the classroom to enrich his teaching. Each week he would have the students practice their spelling words by using the manual alphabet to decode each one (try it now). Then they would finger spell each word. This was one of our daughter’s favorite homework assignments! When we discovered that our second daughter had a speech problem, we included the use of ASL in her Individual Education Plan (IEP). It …

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Signing Time – For Business View, with Brek Bolton, Fox 13 News Utah

[youtube] Transcript Brek Bolton: Sometimes life’s obstacles can lead to opportunities. Meet Rachel and Leah Coleman. Their lives obstacles. Rachel Coleman: My oldest daughter, Leah, was born profoundly deaf. Brek Bolton: Communication became the challenge and a new language had to be learned. Rachel Coleman: My husband, Aaron, and I started using American Sign Language with her and just saw her communication skills take off. Brek Bolton: American Sign Language opened up Leah’s world but Rachel realized she needed to open that world to other kids. Rachel Coleman: He says I don’t want to be with Leah because she can’t talk. Brek Bolton: On the soccer …

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New for YOU – Signing Time Sentences

You asked for it, you got it – and then some! In February, 650 families backed our Signing Time Sentences Kickstarter project and pledged more than $66,000 to help bring Signing Time Sentences Vol. 2 to YOU. After the campaign, Rachel decided to take it to the next level. Instead of producing just ONE new episode, she produced TWO! And she insisted on releasing the videos on Blu-ray in addition to DVD and Digital. It’s her gift to YOU and the kids in your life who want to learn American Sign Language. It’s time to learn ASL We are happy to announce the release of the Signing Time …

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New Project for the Signing Time Foundation – SignIt ASL

The Signing Time Foundation is dedicated to making sign language fun and accessible to all children. SignIt ASL is the newest project for the Signing Time Foundation. SignIt ASL is ideal for anyone with an interest in learning beginning sign language. Learn ASL vocabulary, phrases, sentences, grammar, Deaf culture, and much more! SignIt ASL Includes: fun chapter videos with voice on/off feature fingerspelling, vocabulary and sentence practice chapter quizzes with scoring and progress tracking receptive conversation practice and tests comprehensive ASL dictionary Unlike our other products SgnIt ASL is not a DVD product and is not part of our Two Little Hands Digital Subscription.  SignIt ASL Project Scope …

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NEW Signing Time Sentences: Let’s Get Started

Are you ready to take your signing to the next level? With Baby Signing Time and Signing Time you learn more than 1,000 signs. Now with Signing Time Sentences, you’ll learn how to put those signs together to start having conversations in American Sign Language (ASL). In this episode, you’ll learn how to: introduce yourself to others ask questions, express preferences use classifiers to represent objects get and use name signs use finger spelling use numbers 1-20 and more! Preview Use coupon code: sentences and receive Free US Shipping! See Details – Ends Monday 12/7 Shop Now

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